The pyramids of Giza, which were the burial places of the ancient Egyptian pharaohs, are the last of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
Per-Ankh: Ancient Egypt
Egyptian Sphinx gets a facelift
Egyptian Sphinx gets a facelift
Egyptian Sphinx gets a facelift

The pyramids of Giza, which were the burial places of the ancient Egyptian pharaohs, are the last of the seven wonders of the ancient world. At the foot of the second pyramid - that of the king Kephren - stands one of the most famous images of ancient Egypt, the Sphinx.

The pyramids of Giza, which were the burial places of the ancient Egyptian pharaohs, are the last of the seven wonders of the ancient world. At the foot of the second pyramid - that of the king Kephren - stands one of the most famous images of ancient Egypt, the Sphinx.

Half-human, half-lion and often called 'guardian of the Giza plateau', it's the world's largest single-stone statue. But the Sphinx's health has been failing in recent times.

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